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Re: FW: EOT-Lite File Format

From: Dave Crossland <dave@lab6.com>
Date: Mon, 3 Aug 2009 19:43:11 +0100
Message-ID: <2285a9d20908031143p431bb579i30b9b592cbc03b98@mail.gmail.com>
To: Thomas Lord <lord@emf.net>
Cc: www-font <www-font@w3.org>
2009/8/3 Thomas Lord <lord@emf.net>:
> On Mon, 2009-08-03 at 17:41 +0100, Dave Crossland wrote:
>> I assert that if the W3C promotes the distribution of files with root
>> strings, it will compromise its credibility.
>
> Thank you.  I was looking for a way to express
> that concisely.
>
> An EOTL Recommendation that does not encourage
> EOTC support with rootstrings ignored effectively
> endorses the use of rootstrings as a UA-enforced
> form of DRM.

Right - when we say "EOTC files with rootstrings should be ignored" we
mean that the FILE should be ignored - flushed, as John Hudson
poetically calls it - and not merely the rootstring.
Received on Monday, 3 August 2009 18:44:10 GMT

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